- University Writing Services
University Writing Services: Serving SLU Writers Online
Current wait time: 3 business days excluding weekends and University holidays
Online writing consultations are available to limited student populations:
SLU athletes who are on the road
The School for Professional Studies graduate and undergraduate students
Undergraduate and Graduate students in online programs, or students away from the St. Louis CampusContact Alex Wulff, the Director of University Writing Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are not in a listed group and believe you should have access.
How Does it Work?
1) Complete the submission form.
2) Send your paper via email to email@example.com. Please save your file in doc or docx format if possible and attach the assignment.
An online writing consultant will email your work back to you with comments and a brief note. Please make sure that you download the updated document to your computer as you may not see marginal comments in the "view" function of many internet browsers.
If you want additional feedback after an initial draft, you will need to repeat steps 1 and 2. Each submission requires a new submission form and a new email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We now offer the option of scheduling a Google Hangout, in order to video conference with your consultant. This video conference will take place after you get written feedback. You can chose this option (and provide possible times for the video conference) using our submission form.
Before you submit your work, be sure the current wait time listed above fits your timeline for finishing the project.
Our online comments are meant to act as a guide in the revision process. It is always helpful if you give us as much information as possible about your assignment and your writing goals. Please attach your assignment sheet if possible. If you ask us questions we will do our best to give you answers. Good writing requires good readers and we will act as an expert audience.
Consultants put our primary comments into the body of an email, but they comment on your paper throughout the margins. Since we respect your ownership of your writing and your ideas, we do not proofread papers. Instead, we offer suggestions for revision and help you see patterns and choices you are making in your writing. .
Please download our comments rather than simply viewing them online. Our comments may not be visible in the "view" function of most internet browsers.
Ready for an online consultation? Send us your draft at email@example.com and fill out our submission form!
Creating Online Appointments
For traveling athletes, students in on-line programs, and students away from campus
Hours and Locations
We are open seven days a week in BSC 331, BSC 354, SON 114, and PIUS 320.
University Writing Services Employment
Take English 4930 in the Spring, or Honors 482 to become a Writing Consultant.
University Writing Services Meet the Staff
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General online resources for writing and specific resources for Graduate and Undergraduate students.
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Services for Instructors
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